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The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This book is a practical and direct handbook for grieving. It presents 30 stories from real life that examine how we grieve and how we can help those who grieve—whether the griever is oneself, ... More


Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Sara Booth (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This is the fourth volume in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In it, ... More


Human Beings

Ingo Gildenhard

in Creative Eloquence: The Construction of Reality in Cicero's Speeches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199291557
eISBN:
9780191594885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291557.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on how Cicero constructs specific human beings and human ‘types’, to which individuals are assigned. It first discusses the factors that underwrote the constitution and ... More


Oxford Handbook of International Business

Alan M. Rugman and Thomas L. Brewer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This handbook synthesizes all the relevant literature on international business over the last forty years in 28 original chapters by the world's most distinguished scholars. The coverage is split ... More


Seducing Socrates: The Silenus in Erasmus and Rabelais

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the sixteenth-century reception of Alcibiades’s seduction speech in the Symposium. Erasmus is aware of the issue of homoerotics, particularly in The Handbook of the Christian ... More


Epictetus and the Stoic Self

Daniel C. Russell

in Happiness for Humans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583683
eISBN:
9780191745713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583683.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins the argument that the Stoics’ thesis that virtuous activity is sufficient for happiness stems not from their belief that virtuous activity is the only good, but from the ... More


Preparatory steps in executing the study plan

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines the steps required in executing the trial, with emphasis on the steps to be carried out in getting started. Topics discussed include essential approvals and clearances, approval ... More


Rights-based Humanitarian Indicators in Post-earthquake Haiti *

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the effects and operation of indicators that are used to guide and measure the work of humanitarian relief agencies in their on-the-ground operations in Haiti. It examines two ... More


Introduction: Aims, Organization, and Terminology

Patrik N. Juslin and John A. Sloboda

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of this handbook, which is to explain how and why music may evoke emotion in a listener. The aim is to provide a volume that, in true handbook ... More


Structures of governance

Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland

in Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199584741
eISBN:
9780191762994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584741.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Chapter 5 examines the relationships between the authorities of governance, in particular, the governance system through which regional safety camera partnerships has been established across the UK, ... More


The Bad Orator: Between Clumsy Delivery and Political Danger

Jakob Wisse

in Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641895
eISBN:
9780191746130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641895.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Our understanding of the role that oratory played in Roman society and politics and the criteria applied to measure an orator’s performance and career, is partly based on ‘positive’ material: ... More


The Orator and His Audience: The Rhetorical Perspective in the Art of Deliberation

Valentina Arena

in Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641895
eISBN:
9780191746130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641895.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores how oratorical audiences were portrayed in works that were specifically meant to function as a means of practical guidance to the study of rhetoric. According to Cicero, the ... More


Can Cinema be Thought?

Alex Ling

in Badiou and Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641130
eISBN:
9780748652631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641130.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents a detailed critique of Alain Badiou's philosophical writings on cinema. It focuses on the ‘False Movements of Cinema’ chapter of his Handbook of Inaesthetics, his essay ... More


Of Two Minds About Minding Language in Culture

Michael Silverstein

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Analyzing Franz Boas's critically new insights under the lens of philology, this chapter redefines Boasian linguistics as a globalizing mode of mutual enlightenment through the exchange of ... More


Working to Improve Health Care for Incarcerated Women

Sheila R. Enders

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0053
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gathering in groups, expressing their fears, frustrations, and hopes, 113 incarcerated women at the largest women's prison in the United States described their need for adequate health care inside ... More


Fashion Restructures the Literary Field

Bethany Wiggin

in Novel Translations: The European Novel and the German Book, 1680-1730

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476808
eISBN:
9780801460074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476808.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter traces the polemics about poetry and fashion that raged throughout the seventeenth and into the eighteenth century and profoundly shaped the literary field. It foregrounds one novel, ... More


Faculty Contracts

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The basics of the employment relationship and the job security hierarchy are explained along with the major elements of contract law. Contracts may or may not include only the "four corners" of a ... More


Scout Character: Men’s Skills for Corporate-Industrial Work and Urban Society

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 2 argues that American officials and their Scout Handbook significantly modified the original British program and its Scout Laws and Scout Oath. American leaders replaced British Scouting’s ... More


Chreiai, Apophthegmata and other Compilations

Clive Skidmore

in Practical Ethics for Roman Gentlemen: The Work of Valerius Maximus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859894777
eISBN:
9781781380673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859894777.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the forms of Hellenistic compilations. Among these were the many books of Chreiai or Sayings, which originally consisted of anecdotes or remarks attributed to a particular ... More


On the Purity of the Art of Logic: The Shorter and the Longer Treatises

Walter Burley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082005
eISBN:
9780300132878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082005.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book presents a complete English translation of On the Purity of the Art of Logic, a handbook of logic written in Latin by English philosopher Walter Burley (c.1275–1344/5). The work circulated ... More


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